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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Dosage, effectiveness, and safety of sertraline treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in a Japanese clinical setting: a retrospective study

Characteristics Sertraline
N = 122
Age (year), mean (SD) 35.6 (10.4)
Gender distribution
 Male, n (%) 3 (2.5)
 Female, n (%) 119 (97.5)
Duration of PTSD (month), mean (range) 2.0 (−3.9 to 74.3)
Traumatic event leading to PTSD, n
 Physical assault 74
 Sexual assault 43
 Child abuse 14
 Witnessing violence or death 8
 Captivity 6
 Motor vehicle accident 5
 Other accident 5
 Natural disaster 2
 Fire 1
 Other 6
Patient with co-morbid psychiatric diseases at baseline, n (%) 93 (76.2)